United States And The First International War

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There have been several wars within countries itself and across the world, but there has only been one World War I or what some people may call The First International War. This war had pitted the central powers of countries against each other causing alliances to form and having an unbelievable amount of manpower need to fight over the years of 1914 to 1918. Most people around my age do not know anything about this war due to the fact that it possibly has not been taught to them. However, the war consumed so many people in it because it was so violent. It damaged those who were involved because there was no sight of the end after the first few months it began. Also, not all of the world’s major powers joined right away. The United States…show more content…
But, with this event happening there were ideas of war from other countries already in mind such as Serbia and Russia who were quick to jump aboard for each other and support the cause for Serbia that would give them an advantage to strike first. With an understanding of what was coming, Austro-Hungary plan to declare war but, had to wait on the Germany to give an assurance of support. In addition, there was the development of Britain prior to war of taking down the communication of their enemies to have an advantage: British officials developed plans to wage information warfare prior to 1914. Members of the British government charged with contemplating the defense of the empire studied international communications in 1891, in 1898, and again in 1911. They examined how to protect imperial communications and how to destroy enemy submarine telegraph cable connections in wartime. (Winkler 848) With including that information some can say that all war tactics were not about manpower or firepower but, to temporally take away the communication of their enemy especial Germany. Then it happened, on July 28, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia and within a week, Russia, Belgium, France, Great Britain and Serbia had lined up against Austria-Hungary and Germany, and World War I had begun “World War I History”. When war was first started The Battle of Marne was said to be the first turning point for Germany in which France and Britain took to the
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